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SPECIES Spermophilus (Otospermophilus) atricapillus

Author:W. Bryant, 1889.
Citation:Proc. California Acad. Sci., ser. 2, 2: 26.
Common Name:Baja California Rock Squirrel
Type Locality:"Comondu, Lower California" [Baja California Sur, Mexico].
Distribution:Baja California (Mexico).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Otospermophilus (Hall, 1981:402). Sister species to beecheyi (Harrison et al., 2003). Reviewed by Alvarez-Casteñeda et al. (1996, Mammalian Species No. 521).
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